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(Bloomberg) — Swiss Re AG has enough excess capital to consider paying another special dividend, Chief Financial Officer David Cole said in an interview.

“We are very well capitalized, we continue to run with even excess capital,” Cole, who started as CFO in May, said in a phone interview from Zurich today. “If we cannot find a good way to invest in ways that we feel comfortable with then we will look for” ways to return capital to shareholders in either the form of a higher-than-normal dividend, a special dividend, or a share buyback.

The world’s second-biggest reinsurer paid a special dividend in 2014 for the second consecutive year after increasing its normal payment. Special payouts are exempt from Swiss withholding tax and distributed out of “legal reserves from capital contributions,” according to Swiss Re’s annual report.

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